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Custom Plates + Texas

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by myname150, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    myname150

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    I know we have a large base of law enforcement so I'm hoping you guys can chime in.

    I really want to get a Swedish European Style plate. I just don't know the legality of it. If It can be done on the front and back that'd be awesome, but my guess is only front, Or if only in the front and I'll have the texas one on the dash inside. Google has really been of no help, i found some other forums for other folks with european cars, but they're all not definitive on what is law.

    I tried to photoshop the ones from here http://www.customeuropeanplates.com/eec-swedish-license-plate.html?category_id=1

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    but this is 'merica..
     
  3. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    Are you just screwing with us? A European plate on your car in the US?
     
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    I can kinda see that on a little European sports car but you drive a pick-up...
     
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    I say go for it. I talk to cops all the time and they have never said anything about European style plates being illegal. They are usually talking to me about speed limits and how I don't like them.

    It's only illegal if they pull you over.
     
  6. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    And I really don't mind if it's america or not, I'm not overly patriotic lol.

    wellll I have both a tacoma and a volvo. It'd be sweet on the Volvo, not so much on the tacoma :D
     
  7. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    yeah if i get one made, i do plan to have the actual plate digits from the texas one. Hopefully that's legal?
     
  8. Oct 1, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    America or not... I'm happy I have Texas plates on my truck again. I really hated it when my old truck had Virginia plates. The plates just made it seem like less of a truck.
     
  9. Oct 1, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    I know! My truck is keeping it's texas plates. It's not a truck with out it, lol I'm talkin about my volvo.

    I just thought it'd be prettyyyy sweet to have European style plates on a European car!
     
  10. Oct 1, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    I am 99% sure the actual front plate has to be visible and free of obstructions. IE not on the dash of your car or behind your grill.

    IMHO your car would look goofy with a Texas plate and a fake European plate.
     
  11. Oct 1, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    Yeah I thought about it, kind of second guessing it. But If all i have to do is keep the real texas plate on the dash then so be it. :D
     
  12. Oct 1, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    Ah okay, thank you. So no euro plates it is. Oh well.
     
  14. Oct 1, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Yeah, I found that link when I was trying to find the exact code that listed the displayed plate has to be the "issued plate". Sorry man.
     
  15. Oct 1, 2011 at 8:04 PM
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  16. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    Yeah it's all good, I wasn't like overly determined to get one.

    Man, If only I got one before 04 :D.
     
  17. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    O'd understand this look on like an Audi or BMW, but looks pretty dumb on a volvo...
     
  18. Oct 2, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    if texas requires only a rear plate, the front can be whatever the hell you want. if they do require a front plate, your fd
     
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